Bertha Ilett

Miss Bertha Ilett

Miss Bertha Ilett, 17, was born 12 October 1894 in Jersey, Channel Islands. She boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger (ticket number SO/C 14885, 10 10s), she was travelling to New York City.

Miss Ilett was rescued, in which lifeboat is unknown

She married Chris Kristen Christensen and settled in Geneva, Ontario County, New York. They had two sons, Edward Ilett Christensen, Richard Christensen, and a daughter Phyllis Christensen Dutchess.

Bertha Christensen (ne Ilett) died on 30 September 1976.

Articles
Geneva Times, 1 October 1976, Obituary

Documents
New York State Certificate of Death

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Contributors
Phillip Gowan, USA

Articles and Stories

Mrs Bertha Christensen dies - Titanic survivor

Geneva Times  (1976) 

MRS BERTHA CHRISTENSEN DIES - TITANIC SURVIVOR

 
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